Production Brewer

Brewery Vivant


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Brewer Job Summary: This position is one of a small team of brewers who are all responsible to do many tasks rather than focus on just one thing. It is available immediately and is only open to professional brewers with at least 2 years of production experience. Applicants without this experience will not be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate our 3-vessel 20bbl brewhouse and 3bbl pilot system 

  • Operate centrifuge, plate & frame filter, depth filter and sterile cartridge filter

  • CIP and Tank Sanitation

  • Wash and fill kegs

  • Operate Wild Goose canning line

  • General brewery cleaning and upkeep


Requirements:

  • 2 years of commercial brewing experience is required, applications that don’t have production experience will not be considered

  • Must be at least 21 years old

  • Ability to lift 55lbs repeatedly

  • Ability to work in hot and cold environments

  • Ability to move full kegs by hand

  • Flexible hours including evening and weekend shifts if needed


Personal Characteristics:

  • Passion for beer and passionate about our philosophy and vision around sustainability and building community

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects under tight constraints and still meet all deadlines

  • Strong creative thinking skills with the ability to develop and execute innovative strategies


Compensation

  • Competitive hourly pay rate

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Healthcare plan: Medical, Dental & Vision

  • Short and long term disability coverage, life insurance and AD&D

  • 401(k) 

  • Other company discounts, perks and benefits

  • 8 paid hours for volunteer work in the community


Brewery Vivant is committed to creating an inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Who we are

Brewery Vivant is the world’s first LEED® certified commercial microbreweries and one of a handful of Certified B Corporation breweries. We brew beer influenced by European classics made with traditional methods that are blended & updated with our own creativity and modern approach. At our pub we strive to elevate the enjoyment of beer & food and the sense of community in everything we do. We operate with a bottom-up leadership style and an open book financial management system. It is our goal to have a family of Vivant ambassadors as employees, all of whom feel valued and empowered to do what it takes to give great service to all of our stakeholders. Brewery Vivant prides itself on being a destination brewery in the “Beer City” of Grand Rapids, Michigan. We are currently ranked as the 23rd largest brewpub in the U.S. according to Brewer’s Association definitions and have distribution throughout the state of Michigan.

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